The Bright Spot

Join free virtual activities

Meet new people

Always free to participate

Designed with older adults in mind

Participate in your favourite activities and try some new ones too. The Bright Spot will light up your days all from the comfort and safety of home

What are you interested in today?

Join exercise classes, meet new people, participate in your favourite activities and try some new ones too!

Free Fitness Classes

Regular exercise is important as we age to maintain our physical strength, balance, and overall health. The Bright Spot offers classes for all fitness levels including yoga, body fit gentle, tai chi and weights.

Mindful Wellbeing

Today more than ever, we are aware of the importance of our own mental health and maintaining it as we age. The Bright Spot offers programs such as Mindfulness Meditation and Art for Personal Wellness to help you with your personal wellness.

Educational Programs

If you are someone who wants to learn about new things or has a favourite hobby, you’ve come to the right place! Here you’ll find everything from book clubs to cooking and learning a new language. We hope you’ll join one of these informative sessions today.

Bright Ideas

Bright Ideas is your source for a variety of information about health and wellness for older adults. You’ll find articles that will help you stay active, provide tips on coping with change, arts and culture, mindfulness and even how to get a good night’s sleep. Visit the Bright Ideas blog often because we’re always adding new content from The Bright Spot and other YMCA partners.

What’s NEW?

This year marks the second anniversary of The Bright Spot!

We hope you enjoy this special recorded webinar, Living and Aging in Style.

Our Speakers share how age doesn’t matter and you really can live comfortably and safely in style with careful design and financial planning.

Upcoming Activities

Light up your days with these free online activities, happening in real time!
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Virtual Vacation

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Fri 01:30 pm
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French Basics Conversation

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Thu 03:00 pm
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Book Club

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Thu 01:00 pm
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Barre Gentle

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Thu 09:00 am
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Understanding Mental Health Series

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Wed 02:00 pm
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We’re always coming up with new ways to brighten your day.
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Bright Ideas

Bright Ideas is your source for a variety of information about health and wellness for older adults. You’ll find articles that will help you stay active, provide tips on coping with change, arts and culture, mindfulness and even how to get a good nights sleep. Visit the Bright Ideas Blog often because we’re always adding new content.

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